Liverpool's Salah credits manager Klopp for goal rush

(Reuters) - Liverpool's top scorer Mohamed Salah has credited manager Juergen Klopp's tactics for his prolific form, saying a change in his playing position has helped him score more goals.

Chelsea's Hazard dismisses comparisons to Messi and Ronaldo

(Reuters) - Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard has played down comparisons with Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, saying he is a completely different player.

Drogba's teenage son signs for Guingamp

(Reuters) - Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba's 17-year-old son Isaac has joined Ligue 1 side Guingamp as part of their under-19 academy, the French team said on Monday.

Barcelona wanted to avoid Chelsea, says coach Valverde

LONDON (Reuters) - Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has said he wanted to avoid meeting Chelsea in the first knockout stage of this season's Champions League and wished the London side had won their group.

Chelsea's Conte has sleepless nights before Barca clash

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said the prospect of facing Barcelona in the Champions League last 16 has given him sleepless nights as he prepares for Tuesday's clash.

Guardiola looks to another Cup after Wigan upset

(Reuters) - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola refused to blame his players after the runaway Premier league leaders, reduced to 10 men at half-time, were knocked out of the FA Cup by third tier Wigan Athletic.

Grigg still firing on epic night for Wigan

(Reuters) - Wigan Athletic manager Paul Cook had joked before Monday's FA Cup fifth round tie with Premier League leaders Manchester City that he would be asking for special dispensation to field 14 players.

Ten-man Man City sunk by third-tier Wigan in Cup shock

(Reuters) - Manchester City were sensationally knocked out of the FA Cup on Monday by third-tier Wigan Athletic who beat the 10-man Premier League leaders 1-0 in a stunning fifth round upset with a late goal by their talisman Will Grigg.

Wolfsburg coach Schmidt resigns after five months

BERLIN (Reuters) - VfL Wolfsburg coach Martin Schmidt resigned on Monday after five months and 22 games in charge and only four days before a key Bundesliga relegation battle against Mainz 05.

Cologne fined 50,000 euros for misbehaving fans

BERLIN (Reuters) - Bundesliga basement side FC Cologne have been fined 50,000 euros (44,244.63 pounds) after their fans misbehaved at five different league matches this season, the German Football Federation (DFB) said on Monday.